High School Football Preview: Newport Harbor vs. Fountain Valley

Newport Harbor (3-4, 1-1) vs. Fountain Valley (6-1, 2-0)

When/where: Friday, 7 p.m. at Davidson Field

Key Sailors: Sr. OT-DT Ramsey Hufford; Sr. WR-CB-KR-PR Quest Truxton (40 catches for 572 yards and seven TDs, two INTs returned for TDs); Jr. LB Riley Gaddis

Key Barons: Sr. WR-DB Jacob Church (15 catches for 261 yards and one TD); Sr. RB Isaiah Davis (487 yards and three TDs on 66 carries); Jr. WR Ryan Finley (13 catches for 298 yards and three TDs)

Breakdown: Newport Harbor faces its third straight opponent ranked in the top four in the CIF Southern Section Southwest Division poll … No. 4 Fountain Valley began the week sharing first place in the Sunset League with rival Edison … Sailors are coming off a 28-16 setback to No. 2 Edison … Barons are playing well under first-year coach Ray Fenton, who six years ago led Cypress to a Southern Division title … Fountain Valley is off to its best start since 2009, when it began the year 8-0 … Newport Harbor, which is ranked 10th, has won three straight against the Barons … Sailors expect to start quarterback Cole Norris, who left last week's game early in the fourth quarter after taking a shot in the back … Norris has thrown for 1,193 yards and 11 TDs, with only four INTs.

— David Carrillo Peñaloza

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